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The tongue as an indication in disease

being the Lumleian Lectures delivered at the Royal College of Physicians in March 1888

by W. Howship Dickinson

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tongue,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Oral Manifestations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Howship Dickinson
    SeriesLumleian lectures -- 1888.
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of London, Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25670086M


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According to ayurveda, tongue is a map of internal furry coating on the tongue are toxins eliminated from the digestive system overnight. A cold, rough tongue bearing cracks indicates vata. A red/blue colour tongue indicates pitta.

A white, slimy tongue indicates kapha. The Tongue as an Indication in Disease: Being the Lumleian Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Physicians in March (Classic Reprint) [Dickinson, W. Howship] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from The Tongue as an Indication in Disease: Being the Lumleian Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Physicians in March These Lectures are published as. Geographic tongue is a condition that causes chronic and recurrent lesions on the tongue that resemble psoriasis of the skin.

It is characterized by pink The tongue as an indication in disease book red, slightly depressed lesions with irregular, elevated, white or yellow borders.

The lesions may also occur in the mucosa of the mouth and labia; this condition is called "areata migrans" because these lesions typically disappear from. Tongue problems aren’t often serious.

However, sometimes your symptoms might occur due to an underlying ailment that requires medical treatment. We’ll explain the types of tongue problems. Smooth Tongue. The most common cause of a smooth tongue is the use of dentures.

Nutritional deficiencies include iron, folate and vitamin B12 deficiency. B12 deficiency will also make the tongue sore and beefy-red in color. Glossitis, by causing swelling of the tongue, may also cause the tongue to.

Have you looked at your tongue recently. If not, get a mirror and poke out your tongue. What do you see. Is it smooth and pink. Ideally that’s how your tongue should look. Your tongue is a great indicator of the health of your digestive tract and liver. Having a coated tongue usually means you have poor digestion or too many bad bugs in your bowel and/or a sluggish liver.

tongue; the greater the swelling or enlargement, the greater the excess. Usually, this involves an excess of wetness, or moisture. Conversely, a thin, emaciated tongue indicates a disease or condition of depletion, or deficiency, and a generalized malnourishment of the organs and Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The tongue as an indication in disease: being the Lumleian Lectures delivered at the Royal College of Physicians in March [W Howship. This new edition of Atlas of Chinese Tongue Diagnosis contains over two hundred color photographs of tongues seen in a Western clinic.

The photos provide a graphic representation of a wide variety of common disorders. Each photograph is accompanied by a description of the significant features of the tongue, the corresponding Chinese diagnosis /5(18).

As nouns the difference between disease and indication is that disease is (pathology) an abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired while indication is.

As a verb disease is (obsolete) to cause unease; to annoy, irritate. A scarlet tongue that is also peeled or shiny indicates Yin Deficiency, usually of the Heart and/or Lung depending on the area of swelling.

Dark Red Tongue Body. The red is darker and more crimson in color. This tongue body can indicate internal injury such as trauma (De Da), invasion of external evil in the Ying (Nutritive) and Xue (blood. A pale tongue may indicate an anemic condition or lack of blood in the body.

A yellowish coating on the tongue may suggest that excess bile is present in the gallbladder or a possible liver disorder. A blue tongue is normally an indication of a heart condition.

A whitish tongue indicates Kapha imbalance and mucus accumulation. Mange is only a skin disease and does not affect the meat of the animal. The tongue as an indication in disease book Tongue Virus (BTV) and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) — unsafe.

Blue Tongue Virus is a found primarily in white-tail deer, but can also be found in other species as well. This disease can be fatal to humans but is more of just a nuisance to the animal. Blue: If you notice your tongue is a bluish color this could be an indication of cyanosis, which is a condition caused when there is not enough oxygen supply to tissues.

This can be caused by blood disorders, diseased blood vessels, kidney disease, and respiratory insufficiency. It is advised to seek immediate medical attention. Kawasaki disease is a rare children's disease characterized by a fever that lasts more than five days and at least four of the following five symptoms are present: rash, swollen neck lymph gland, red tongue, swelling or redness of the hands or feet, and conjunctivitis.

High doses of aspirin are used to treat Kawasaki disease. 11 W. Howslip Dickinson, The Tongue as an Indication in Disease (London: Longmans, Green & Co., ), 1–2. 12 Ibid., 4. 13 Nancy Holroyde-Downing, ‘Mapping the Tongue: Travel and Transformation’, presentation from ‘The Future of Medical History’ conference, The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, July Cited by: 1.

Tongue diseases can be congenital or acquired, and are multiple in number. Considered according to a surgical sieve, some example conditions which can involve the tongue are discussed below.

Glossitis is a general term for tongue inflammation, which can have various etiologies, e.g. infectionSpecialty: Gastroenterology. gastrointestinal disease. The authors summarize most common oral manifestations – changes on the lips and tongue and gingivits (R.

Urazova, ). Deng et coworkers studied normal tongue manifestation in patients with primary liver cancer (4). Li, in searched relationship between tongue picture and cell apoptosis in. Bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching, is a common movement problem that can affect you during sleep.

It most often affects the teeth and jaws, causing soreness, pain, and injury. But. Read about tongue problems like hairy tongue, canker sores, oral cancer, geographic tongue, and leukoplakia.

Find out what different tongue colors (white, red, black) mean, and read about symptoms and signs, home remedies and treatments, causes, and diagnosis of tongue problems.

Down syndrome. Fissured tongue occurs in as many as 80% of children with the chromosomal disorder Down syndrome. It is not common to need a biopsy of a fissured tongue. If a fissured tongue Author: Annie Stuart. New Sign of a Stroke -- Stick Out Your Tongue.

Ask the person to stick out their tongue. If the tongue is "crooked," or if it goes to one side or the other, that is also an indication of a stroke. A cardiologist says if everyone who recieves this information sends it to 10 people, you can bet that at.

Cyclophosphamide is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of cancer. Cyclophosphamide is also used to treat certain cases of nephrotic syndrome (kidney disease) in children. Cyclophosphamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this /   Bright red tongue.

A red tongue could be an indicator for deficiency in folic acid and vitamin B It could also be a sign of scarlet fever, an infection that causes the tongue to have a red and bumpy appearance resembling a strawberry.

“If you have a high fever and a red tongue, you need to see your family doctor,” Allan said. Tongue Abnormalities and What They Mean Tongue Coating and Location: If the tongue has any sort of coating on it, this is a very clear indication of toxic build-up in the system and poor overall digestion.

The most common area where coating is typically found is on the back of the tongue, revealing that the toxic build-up is in the colon area. INTRODUCTION Tongue is a muscular organ situated in the floor of mouth. It aids in chewing, swallowing, speech and taste. It is organ of location of taste.

The tongue may be affected as part of oral disease or as a signs of systemic diseases. Yellow under the tongue: If you have a yellow coating on the tongue, you may also have a yellow coating under the tongue as well.

Common causes of a yellow coating under the tongue include gallbladder disease, mononucleosis, alcoholic hepatitis, viral hepatitis, hepatitis A and B, EPV, cirrhosis, sickle cell anemia, and gallstones. [The tongue as an indicator of disease].

[Article in Finnish] Kullaa-Mikkonen A. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Diagnosis, Differential; Disease; Humans; Tongue/anatomy & histology* Tongue Diseases/diagnosis* Tongue Diseases/etiologyAuthor: Kullaa-Mikkonen A.

Geographic tongue is a condition in which the surface of the tongue shows reddish patches in which the upper layer of the tongue surface is eroded.

The surface of the tongue appears uneven in this condition, and the patches change position over hours or days. The cause of geographic tongue is not known. The condition may be related to psoriasis. Kawasaki Disease: This condition is much like those who suffer from a strawberry tongue as mentioned above.

Your tongue has the same symptoms and signs. However, this disease is seen in children age five and younger. It is a serious condition, and you should immediately seek medical attention for your child. Discoloration of the tongue may indicate any of a number of diseases.

Tongues may develop white spots, white patches or a white coating, which might be the sign of an autoimmune disease. Red or inflamed tongues might be a sign of anemia. Black, hairy tongues might be a sign of the mouth disease gingivostamitis.

Tongues that are blue or pale. A number of oral manifestations of systemic disease have been covered previ-ously5,6; therefore, a detailed discussion of as complete or patchy baldness of the tongue caused by atrophy of the.

The Lancet Lumleian Lectures ON THE TONGUE AS AN INDICATION OF DISEASE. Delivered at the Royal College of Physicians, March,BY W. HOWSHIP DICKINSON, M.D., F.R.C.P., HONORARY FELLOW OF CAIUS COLLEGE, CAMBBIDGE; SENIOR PHYSICIAN TO ST.

GEORGE'S HOSPITAL ; CONSULTING PHYSICIAN TO THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN. The indication of the red, smooth tongue is for what failing nutrition calls for-tonics, stimulants, and food, probably liquid, but nourishing.

The failing pulse does not more surely tell of,asthenic tendencies than, as a rule, does the red, dry, and,polished tongue. The tongue, indeed, has a whole book of prognostics written upon its surface. THE TONGUE “Every disease, no matter what name it is known by medical science, is CONSTIPATION a clogging up of the entire pipe system of the human body" ~ Arnold Ehret Every type of symptom or.

A Common Link. It is actually very common to have a scalloped tongue with hypothyroidism, and having had it years before being diagnosed, too.

I myself have one, and have always thought it was a bit odd, as I didn’t notice anyone else with one, but the dentist told me that my tongue was scalloped due to grinding and clenching my teeth at night.

The tongue, when in a normal condition, should be freely movable, of a pink color, and the dorsum marked in the centre by a slight longitudinal depression: a velvety appearance, soft, moist and warm to the finger; the fungiform papillae circular in outline, and deeper pink than the surrounding surface; the cir-cumvallate papillae, arranged in a V-shaped row, having the form of an inverted cone.

Psoriasis is an autoimmune inflammatory skin disease associated with an oral condition called benign migratory glossitis (geographical tongue). A series of light/laser with different mechanisms of action has been widely used in the last decades to treat skin psoriasis lesions. For this, the effects of phototherapy require the correct indication of the sources and parameters of light/laser in Author: Fernanda Mombrini Pigatti, Fabiana de Freitas Bombarda-Nunes, Lucas Fernandes Leal, Thays Teixeira d.

The List of Tongue Diseases. White spots on the mucus membrane located in the mouth suggests a problem called leukoplakia. This problem may also affect gums and it is created due to chewing tobacco and smoking. Leukoplakia is a very benign problem, but if it is not treated, it can lead to cancer.

Next disease is the oral : Amanda Kerry. Tongue Diseases in Al-Qanoon book of Ibn-Sina. NASER KAADAN. FATAH HANOON.

TRANSLATED BY: ALMAHDI,D.D.S. Summary: T he tongue is con si d e red as a fundamental organ that share in chewing,swallowing & speech, & it can be exposed to different diseases that differs in its cause & symptoms.

& IBN-SINA has explained in his book (ALQANONN). Leukoplakia can develop when the tongue has been irritated, and it is often found in people who use tobacco products.

Oral thrush. Also known as candidiasis, oral thrush is a yeast infection.Tongue discomfort not caused by an infection is usually treated by eliminating the cause. For example, the person may try changing brands of toothpaste (particularly to a brand that does not contain the ingredient sodium lauryl sulfate [SLS]), stop eating irritating/acidic/spicy foods, or have a sharp or broken tooth repaired by a dentist.Structural characteristics of the tongue.

Like each particular area of the body, the tongue can be used to evaluate one's overall condition. Zetsu Shin as it is called in Japanese, is one of the most important forms of diagnosis used in Chinese medicine.

Two main aspects are considered in tongue diagnosis. First is the structure of the tongue.